Removing financial barriers to organ and bone marrow donation: the effect of leave and tax legislation in the U.S.

  title={Removing financial barriers to organ and bone marrow donation: the effect of leave and tax legislation in the U.S.},
  author={Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis and Sarah See Stith},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
Many U.S. states have passed legislation providing leave to organ and bone marrow donors and/or tax benefits for live and deceased organ and bone marrow donations and to employers of donors. We exploit cross-state variation in the timing of such legislation to analyze its impact on organ donations by living and deceased persons, on measures of the quality of the transplants, and on the number of bone marrow donations. We find that these provisions do not have a significant impact on the… CONTINUE READING
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